North Korean Hacking Group Lazerus Stole $571 Million in Cryptos: Report

North Korea's infamous hacking group, dubbed Lazarus, has managed to steal over half a billion dollars in cryptocurrencies, a report indicates. According to an article published Friday...

Judge Orders Trading Firm, CEO to Pay $2.5 Million in Bitcoin Ponzi Case

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has won a legal battle against a New York resident and his company for running a Ponzi scheme centered around bitcoin. Between 2014...

New BitConnect Lawsuit Combines Previous Efforts Against Crypto Scam

Half a dozen lawsuits against the allegedly fraudulent cryptocurrency scheme BitConnect have now been combined into a single legal effort. According to court documents filed last Thursday,...

Fake News Site Used New Zealand Prime Minister to Pump a Bitcoin Startup

A fake news site has used the likeness of New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to promote articles on Facebook aimed to pump a crypto startup. Local...

Twitter Promoted a Fake Elon Musk Crypto Giveaway Scam

A verified Twitter account masquerading as Elon Musk was used to publish and circulate a promoted tweet for a crypto giveaway scam Thursday morning. The since-deleted tweet...

With Rambling Clinton Keynote, Ripple Is Sending a Clear Message

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton didn't have to say much when he delivered the keynote at Ripple's Swell conference in San Francisco. And indeed, he barely...

SEC Seeks Court Sanction Against PlexCoin ICO Founders

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is seeking further action against the founders of the PlexCoin crypto scheme, which it had previously shut down as a...

Wallet Provider Blockchain Sues Crypto Startup Days Before ICO

Luxembourg-based cryptocurrency wallet provider Blockchain has filed a lawsuit against a startup with a similar name, the company announced Thursday. Blockchain – formerly known as Blockchain.info – is suing...

Landmark Crypto Crime Case Ends With Jail Sentence for GAW CEO

Josh Garza, the CEO of the now-defunct cryptocurrency mining company GAW Miners, has been sentenced to 21 months in prison after pleading guilty to a wire...

US Judge Rules ICO Frauds Fall Under Securities Law

A U.S. federal judge has ruled that a criminal case against two reportedly fraudulent initial coin offerings fall under securities laws. District judge Raymond Dearie ruled Tuesday...

Must Read

- Advertisement -